National News

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Dick Smith: 'Avoid a foreign-made Australia Day'

premium_icon Dick Smith: 'Avoid a foreign-made Australia Day'

Australia’s biggest retailers and supermarkets have again been caught out selling merchandise that is made overseas — some designed as far away as Canada.

KAP wants residents in bed for the bush

premium_icon KAP wants residents in bed for the bush

One baby for mum, one for dad and one for the bush: That’s a local MP’s new catchcry to boost population in the west.

First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

FLASHBACK: The women screamed as the huge waves crashed loudly on the wooden deck. Horrified, they watched the foaming torrent wash away their blankets.

Man’s ‘foolish’ jail escape lands more time behind bars

premium_icon Man’s ‘foolish’ jail escape lands more time behind bars

A prisoner who was arrested by police after making an “amateur” escape from the Townsville prison farm, has landed himself in jail for longer after he ran away with...

How a cancer ‘lie’ ended love of a lifetime

premium_icon How a cancer ‘lie’ ended love of a lifetime

The ex-boyfriend of a woman accused of faking her cancer and defrauding the Townsville community has revealed he was never allowed to attend doctor visits

Full list: $23b in state road upgrades for 2020

premium_icon Full list: $23b in state road upgrades for 2020

In what’s being touted as the biggest year of roads spending in the state’s history, $23 billion is being spent on upgrades. SEE THE FULL LIST OF ROADS

Bizarre twist in Sussex legal threat

Bizarre twist in Sussex legal threat

In the latest twist to the Sussex Royal branding bid, the man alleged to have lodged the complaint had a surprising response to the saga.

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